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, in montgomery county, maryland. >> i heard you got advanced warning in your house? >> reporter: i don't know if this is common or not. but about five minutes before the thing happened, the dog, he went nuts. began whimpering and complaining. not barking. but was very, very upset about something. thought wanted to go outside. we got to the front door and he didn't move. maybe he knew what was coming. >> maybe he did. but in my house, that could mean anything. okay. john donvan, thanks very much. >> glad to hear there were no injuries. >>> now, let's go to matt gutman, in buras, louisiana. has the latest on what's going on in the gulf. good news. promising news. >> reporter: good morning, robin. sealed for now. this is the home run that bp had been hoping for. its first major success. it's not game over yet. this is a temporary fix. we're learning that the pressure readings inside the well are not nearly as high as scientists would like them to be. nearly 18 hours in. and it's holding. this colossal cork called the stacking cap, plugging oil. shooting up with a force of 70 fire hoses. 3 months
... to move maryland forward. >>> good morning, maryland. 7:24. we're looking at maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we actually are lining up hefty rains on 83 in in yoant county cxsgglue o. hereford zone, it will be slow. it looks like it's redeveloping across parkton and north across middletown road to jarrettsville. and still rain in hunt valley. light showers towson, top side of the beltway, in response to storms that were pushing through the last couple of hours. big flareup of thunder and lightning in the poconos. showers passed through glen burnie and eastern shore overnight. winds already eeched over 45, 50 -- reached over 45, 50 miles per hour and today we could have the same deal. in fact these showers from the mountains, we'll watch for the possibility of reaching us after 9:00. 75 baltimore. 77 easton. humidity makes it upper 70s to lower 80s. the atmosphere is prime for more storms mid-afternoon through to the evening. any storms have the slight possibility of reaching severe limits, that means winds over 60 miles per hour, perhaps even large hail over one inch in diamet
doppler radar in maryland. it's heading through central baltimore. the expressway could be getting wet. a little heavier shower pushing across the central sections of the city. it looks like we have another spot of showers just randallstown. we will watch this push through the area. there is more down southern maryland. the wide view indicates that we are looking at a very charged atmosphere with a good chance of storms especially this afternoon. 77 is the current temperature reading but the heat index into the lower 80s. definitely going to be a sticky and uncomfortable day. we're making another run for the 90s. 93 is the 2-degree guarantee but the humidity will make it feel like 100. some strong storms firing up this afternoon and this evening. taking you to the west and westminster, 92. good chance of strong thunderstorms. you need the rain for the farms and eastern shore, you and will get the showers and storms making it to about 94 in easton. look at the heat wave, 95 dropping the humidity a bit tomorrow. 97 on friday. and 99 on saturday, could reach 100 in some back yards. here i
certified by maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, it's 7:24. we are currently dry around baltimore and towson up to our north. we've had showers in pennsylvania. this one through southern lancaster county, may clip the northern border, but the reason you are seeing clouds this morning. there's a frontal boundary to our west. it looked active a couple hours ago. but we are left with the mugginess and much more energy beyond that, as temperatures are actually at 79 right now in town. same story in easten. that will be fuel for this frontal boundary. it comes through early afternoon. the lunch hour, you may have to think twice about that outside. crossing south of baltimore around the bay bridge, annapolis, and down towards cambridge and delaware. this will be around the lunch hour and into the afternoon, it pushes into southern maryland. trips to the beach or from the beach will be wet, but by that point in time, 3:00 and beyond, we'll see the sun returning and a drop in humidity. it gets better for the weekend. today, 92, 2-degree guarantee. that should be around mi
. pamela brown is standing by in rockville. the official at the center is germantown, maryland? >> we spoke to a seismologist and he says that the epicenter was 10 miles northwest of rockville. the magnitude of the earthquake was 3.6 which was minor. that is unusual in our area. there has only been a couple of minor earthquakes in the last couple of years in d.c. one man told me it was more sound than shaking. he heard a huge rumble and went outside to see what was going on and he realized it was an earthquake. some people did not realize it until we told them. >> we have a trained near my house and it goes by and i thought it was bad. it was way too strong for that. >> i was sitting on the floor this morning and it started moving. i was wondering what it was. >> i am scared. i did not know this would happen out here. out and iked me thought was a storm and i looked out and it was clear. i don't know what the world is coming to. >> everyone has their own account of what they experienced this morning. it is really business as usual now. people have come to grips with what happened this morni
right, george. >>> authorities in maryland, meanwhile, they say have indicted america's newest serial killer. police say 27-year-old jason thomas scott killed five women over the past two years. and they have killed more in other parts of the country. pierre thomas has the latest and joins us live from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: hi, robin. this morning, police say they expect the investigation to expand across state lines, into texas, florida and the district of columbia. and what they describe as a chilling case. five women murdered in a span of only nine months in one suburban maryland county. january 2009. karen lofton, a nurse fatally shot as she tried to hide in this corner of her own home. her daughter, gunned down as she frantically dialed 911 for help. the killer had disarmed their security system. the doors were locked. no signs of forced entry. two months later in march, another nurse, delores dewitt, and her daughter, ebony, savagely murdered and burned in a car. >> i have lost a friend. >> reporter: and vilma butler, executed and left to burn in her hom
was taken into custody. >>> the maryland washington, d.c. area has been hit by massive power outages after storms blew through the area knocking down trees and power lines. a prince georges county county fire spokesman says a tree fell on a mini-van killing a woman in beltsville. we'll send you back to new york for "good morning america." we'll see you in a half-hour for good morning maryland at 9:00. ♪ let's live it up i've got my money let's get it on ♪ >>> and we've got a feeling you're going to be back with us on friday, out in the park for black eyed peas. they are part of our summer concert series taking center stage on friday. we invite to you come on back. you're being very quiet and mysterious. >> oh, the sound. >> i know. >> we say good morning, america. on this monday morning, i'm robin along with george. >>> this morning, tory johnson is going to show you some people who have really mastered the art of living. making money from home. all of these people have done it. tory johnson is going to show us how. >>> plus, they can destroy your summer fun, and your home. army of ant
. >>> 78 degrees in laurel, maryland. here is a nut -- nice shot of the sunrise. it is uncomfortable in terms of the humidity. the heat has been high the last couple of days but the humidity is higher while the temperature will go down a little bit. we are on our way to 93 thanks so much. more on your thursday outlook a little later on in the show. robin? >> all right, marysol. thank you. >>> now, to the lebron watch. basketball superstar, lebron james, will announce tonight where he will play next season. he will do it live on espn. the 25-year-old known as king james has been the subject of much speculation. mike greenberg of espn radio's "mike and mike in the morning" will help us dive into this. on your program, you said. it's going to be on espn tonight, this big announcement. what's the latest you're hearing, greeny? >> all signs seem to be pointing to miami. yesterday, they put together two great players. dwyane wade, who has been there for several years. and another, chris bosh, agreed to play with him. if they put that group together with lebron james, they would immediately
administration claims they're not liable for injuries suffered by the only survivor of the 2006 maryland medivac crash in which air traffic controllers provided outdated weather information. the attorney for jordan wells says that faa officials sent her a letter last month declining to pay damages that wells asked for. last year, the crash that killed four people was caused by a combination of factors including outdated weather information. >>> banking giant wells fargo is laying off 3800 employees over the next year. the company is closing some 638 independent consumer finance offices. wells fargo acquired wachovia in 2008. >>> later today: the governor and mayor of baltimore, they're going to announce funding to extend the operating hours of about 10 area recreation centers and they will extend the hours in areas of baltimore with a lot of at-risk youth. this gives kids a safer place to socialize and keep them out of trouble. it'll keep ten rec centers open for four extra hours each night through middle of august. >>> let's look at the orioles losing to detroit yesterday. the final score was 4
an eye out for some showers. >>> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. perhaps you noticed the increase in humidity today. that will actually come with the chance of maybe showers and thunderstorms to break some of this heat and the drought conditions that are building across the area. we go with 92 with our two degree guarantee. better shower as cross the bay and eastern shore. scattered showers 74. only low 80s, more widespread and heavy rains and flooding tomorrow. we're back into the low 90s. sunny into next week. thanks so much. more on your weekend outlook a little bit later on in the show. >>> you know, robin and george, the crowds are starting to spill in to see the "american idol" top ten guys. we saw them sneaking in. they're very excited to perform for us this morning. >> we'll join you out there in a bit, marysol. >> hear the cheers already. >>> also coming up, a bombshell in the kyron horman case. kyron's father says his wife is involved. he's accusing her of lying to police. also accusing her of trying to kill him. we'll hear from kaine horman ahead. >
cumberland, maryland. these continued to slide off to the east slowly and will continue to break apart. otherwise, it is cloudy across the metro area. dulles airport is 74 degrees and 78 at reagan national airport. there will be some sunshine today and temperatures up to 93 degrees and a chance for a late day thunderstorms. >> we will be right back. >>> we have a traffic alert for drivers heading into the sea the third phase of the 14th street bridge project is under way and that means another new traffic pattern. we go live to arlington. >> good morning. we have traffic getting by on two lanes to the left and one to the right were the center lanes blocked. as the volume of the traffic builds, so do the backups. for drivers along the 14th street bridge, the monday morning commute could come with troubles. crews are beginning work on the third phase of the bridge rehabilitation project. >> this will be backed up. >> drivers are urged to get to the far right lanes. they can avoid the project altogether by using another route or an alternate form of transportation. >> this is crazy. we ca
a shower to the north and east of cumberland along the pennsylvania/maryland border. this is now moving off to the east. 77 degrees in washington and 71 at dulles airport and 93 will be and coming up in the next half hour, another 90-degree day for new york. and gorgeous weather for the northwest coast, robin. >> looking forward to that. thank you, sam. >>> now, to the brewing battle between sarah palin and new york city mayor michael bloomberg. mayor bloomberg supports building a muslim center just steps from ground zero. sarah palin says it would stop hearts. dan harris from the site of the proposed mosque. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is the building where they want to build the muslim center. it would be open to everybody. it would include things like a gym and what they're calling a prayer center, which they insist is not a mosque. the organizers say sarah palin is mischaracterizing this project. and they're not the only ones reacting. >> this house of evil, will be the birthplace of the next terrorist event. >> reporter: new york city was already aflame with
and maryland state police were among the crowd making sure we had a safe and happy fourth of july. >>> we'll be back in a half-hour with another look at weather and traffic. >>> wow, you may be beating the heat with ice cream. imagine, no more ice cream? well, it's unimaginable. we'll give you the cold hard facts about the link to disappearing bees. who knew. >> good morning, america. david muir here. >> and i'm juju chang. robin and george are off. >> the holiday weekend continues and robin and george are back here tomorrow morning. this morning, we take a look at the vampire weekend at the box office. we were talking about this last week. "twilight." $162 million they pulled in at the box office, just when you thought you knew who was going to see the movies, break down the audience. >> and also this morning, the web is abuzz. everyone wants to know the real deal, the real reason why "the bachelor" jake pavelka and vienna called it quits. >> i'm sure you have real question of your own.s. but first. >>> the truly shocking case of the 7-year-old kyron horman. with more than a month having
and warnings today. >>> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. while all that action goes on in the tropics, we've got our own problems here, and it's about a heat advisory. temperatures go up to 96. heat advisories between noon and 9:00 p.m. with a small chance of a brief relief from the shower. tomorrow no relief with this. it's 100 or hotter. it will feel like 110. an isolated storm knocks us to 98 on sunday. we're still in the low 90s next week. of course, there's more weather in the next half hour. we're live in miami beach, as we watch tropical storm bonnie make her approach to south florida this morning. juju? george? >> you can see the storm clouds moving. >>> now, our "picture of the morning." a woman's camera was running when her friend decided to get a closer look at a bison in a parking lot. then, the animal decided to charge her, sending her flying, head-over-heels. amazingly, she escaped with only bruises. >> that's the second bison attack in yellowstone park. >>> coming up, late-breaking developments in the kyron horman case. what does this woman know about
of heat-related deaths reported. in maryland, a 20-year-old man went into cardiac arrest while biking in 100-degree heat. with temperatures in the triple digits, the u.s. is baking. >> man, it is hot in washington, d.c. the records are being set. a heat index of 109 degrees. for the tourists, water, ice cream, maybe a little bit of shade to try and stay cool. this is not over any time soon. >>> here in raleigh, we have reports of fainting at the state's farmer's market. and if you think we're used to it here in the south, mete meteorologists say, this is rare. we had one heat index today, 117 degrees. >> reporter: why so hot? compounding the high temperatures are abnormally high humidities. we're on track to have record temperatures. >> ice cold, ice cold! >> nothing like good, cold water on a nice hot day. the only problem is when you run out. >> and the folks living in the states that have hat advisories need cold water. 11 states from georgia on up the coast. the temperatures do dissipate just a spell. it will feel still a bit steamy. we look at the temperatures. cincinnati, 91 tod
of moving off the upper day and a two northeast maryland. temperatures are in the 70's across the area. temperatures will rise today. was 98 yesterday with lots of heat and humidity and high temperature will be around 95 and tomorrow about 94 with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. thanks so much. more on your saturday outlook later on in the show. bianna? >> mary, thank you. >>> yesterday, we saw something remarkable. steve jobs admitting he was wrong, sort of. after growing complaints about the new iphone dropping calls when held a certain way, the apple ceo held a press conference to calm critics. take a listen. >> you know, we're not perfect. we know that. you know that. and phones aren't perfect, either. but we want to make it -- make all of our users happy. now, if you don't know that about apple, you don't know apple. >> and "gma's" technology contributor, becky worley, joins us via skype from her home in oakland, california. good morning, becky. >> good morning, bianna. >> you and i covered steve jobs for many years. that must have been a painful press conference for him to hol
every bite can be uncommonly good. >>> now the forecast certified by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good looking shot downtown, but it is a muggy, muggy afternoon. a muggy morning, i should say, turned into a humid afternoon. 75 down in annapolis. down at the harbor, a pair of 7's. these temperatures are our launching pad for the 90s later today. dew point measures the amount of moisture in the atmosphere. that makes the temperature, you know, even worse. we are thinking 93 today, but the real feel numbers will be into the middle 90s. a good clear wedge across west virginia, down into the carolinas. we are going to watch this cold front come in going into saturday. the potential of downpours. it takes the front just towards our western sections with some storms developing over the blue ridge mountains, friday night going into saturday. once again, like we saw yesterday, high pressure builds in for the weekend and it stays hot. 93 degrees, mostly sunny, hot, and humid. we will drop it to 73. fog will develop. temperatures will be into the 90s t. will feel l
accurately weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> another gorgeous day on tap as we start with our hd cam. you're going to be stuck in the office today, this is one of those times to do whatever you can to get outdoors. it's going to be bright out there. protect the eyes and you know, protect the skin if you are going to be at the pool. with cool temperatures on tap, you can get a burn as we have a high uv index. sunshine is abundance right now and you'll notice sparrows point checking in with a current of 63 degrees. it brought us to 63. 64 easten and ocean city, still hanging in the 50s towards york, pa at 56. frontal boundary sliding its way to the south. we have a mostly clear sky and we have ourselves nice weather flowing in. so for today, 2-degree guarantee gets us to 80. outside of baltimore, you'll stay in the 70s. some 40s, like places near yorkpa, near 60 by the bay. we'll push the upper 80s saturday. fourth of july through next week, another heat wave, upper 90s. kim. >>> looking nice traffic wise. the roadway starting to get slightly congested in some of
the forecast certified for maryland's doppler radar. >>> sun glare, that's the issue this morning. now at 75, bottomed out at 67 this morning. it's a bounce off the bottom, but a pleasant morning. we have dew point at 63. that's comfortable for late july and temperatures still holding at 69 in baltimore. 66 over on the eastern shore m coming out of the 50s. mostly clear skies, a few high clouds will stroll in here. starting to pick up showers on down towards the south. if anything, will spread some clouds our way today, but we should remain dry and a little bump up on the humidity. let's go up to 70 degrees and a little more humidity and a small chance of a late day storm with temperatures reaching into the lower 90s. let's see what is happening on the roads now. >> believe it or not, we don't have any accidents to let you know about. heavy volume causing some minor to significant delays around the beltway. as you look at the west side. it is going to be at a crawl as you approach the interchange, just very heavy this morning. inner loop is looking good. as we check our maps, we do have seve
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> now the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, everyone. we are looking at a temperature in baltimore at 75 degrees. more of the same into richmond. norfolk close to 80 degrees and fuelly at 76. new york, 79. 70 in pittsburgh and also into roanoak. dew point is the big story. 70 except for hagerstown and winchester. so yes, that means that the air is very oppressive outside. very moist and we are definitely going to be feeling that for days to come. the satellite and radar, not picking up on a whole lot. these are the ones that pushed through early this morning. thank goodness they are out of here. we have dry time to work on any type of project before the next round comes in by the afternoon. we could be seeing showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. this is the setup. we are waiting for this cold front to move through the area. it's going to be bringing us dryer air. in the meantime, oh yes. we are dealing with the air that y
the morning commute and lisa baden. >>> you may want to sit tight out of frederick county, maryland. we have a series of problems and the latest one is a crash on southbound 270 @ urbana. it is a 50 minute ride from 70 to get into clarksburg. this is german tamper in this is a shady grove road and we are redeveloping. virginia is not quite as difficult but plenty of traffic nonetheless. i-395 has delays at duke street to the pentagon and to the 14th street bridge. cohen >>> bright sunshine and 75 degrees in laurel, maryland. it will be a beautiful day and hot and humid. you feel the humidity everywhere and there is no escaping it anytime 7 perry and -- any time soon. 93 will be the high-temperature this afternoon. it will be straightforward weather today and tomorrow. by saturday, a slight chance of a few late day storms and low 90's over the weekend. >> we will be right back with 90's over the weekend. >> we will be right back with all look at some this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sourc
and let's check the road. >>> we find delays leaving the monocacy river. 95 maryland southbound has a decision pointthe out of maryland and into laurel. you get the idea that the two right lanes are blocked. you can stay to the left and get back to the right to access the outer loop. the two left lines ticket to college park and the beltway. we'll take you to springfield and we are clearing out already on 95. >>> it will be hot later today and a high temperature will be near 100 degrees today and tomorrow. you will feel the humidity and it will feel up to 108 degrees this afternoon. hazy sunshine across the board right now and throughout the day. let's go to the graphics, a heat advisory will be in effect from 12:00 today until 11:00 tomorrow night. the air temperature will top out near 101 degrees. tomorrow will be a lot like today and a chance of a storm thursday. >> we will be right back. >>> welcome back. it will be another hot and humid day across the region. the d.c. area is under a heat advisory as that the monitor goes near triple digits. >> as the mercury rises, so too are
on the beltway. let's look at some earlier video that showed the medevac rescue. according to maryland state police we had a tractor-trailer rear-end a box truck just past the baltimore national pike to pass that exit. and the box truck driver was medevaced from the scene because of a heavy loss of blood. he's expected to survive. we'll have more details on-line at abc2news.com. right now pretty much a traffic nightmare. keep this in mind. i would avoid the west side of the beltway, both inner loop and outer loop if at all possible because you're going to experience lengthy delays. other traffic incidents, we're working an accident up in reisterstown at butler road and falls road. also another crash reported in nottingham, eastbound lanes of whitemarsh boulevard at belair road. stay with us because justin berk will have the weather update in a bit. >>> 7:27. we had big storms yesterday afternoon and evening. we're still tracking the storm that erupted over chestertown, knocked trees down on cars. the investigation continues today. we've had leftover clouds this morning. they've blown away. t
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with a normal lead. maryland the traffic, to 70 has been a glorious to get down to the lane divide with a brief delay. the beltway between 95 maryland and the american legion bridge is running at speed. >>> 75 degrees now at reagan national airport but mainly in the 60's outside the beltway. notice the showers moving into west virginia. they should be pushed east as early as lunchtime. anticipate some scattered showers across the region and it should be off and on into the afternoon. 90 degrees will be the high temperature today. we will have increasing clouds and the best chance of rain is later tonight and into tomorrow. it will be 87 degrees but warming to the mid-90's by thursday. >> we will be right back. garage cleaning runs on dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. with our delicious iced coffees. there's a refreshing flavor for everyone. get yours today. america runs on dunkin'. affect wheat output in the u.s., the shipping industry in norway, and the rubber industry in south america? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason over 75% o
nicely in maryland along to 70. no problems in and out of baltimore. 95 has a few problems up to seminary road. look at 270 on falls road. no issues to report along the george washington parkway. we are good between reagan national airport and the exit for i-395 . great in loudoun county, as well metro rail is a normal service. >>> is definitely good news for the weekend. we have rain on old way. we needed. it will be off and on through the day on saturday. there is sunshine locally and a lot of humidity in the air. woodbridge is 76 degrees. we are on our way to 92 degrees this afternoon with partly cloudy skies and a fair amount of sunshine. there might be a passing thunderstorms later today especially west of town. a cold front will move in tomorrow. it looks like a day of often on rain showers and maybe up to 1 inch of rain. by sunday, back to sunshine and not as the humid, a comfortable 90 degrees. into monday, still 93 degrees and lower humidity with sunshine. >> we will be right back >>> a developing story this morning where police are investigating an overnight double shooting in s
. while other states are still struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> so, when you think of all your favorite songs, the songs that became the soundtrack of your life, what is the year you scroll back to? for grammy award-winning singer and song writer, marc cohn, that year was 1970. he has come out with a new cd that's a collection of songs from that year. it's called "listening booth 1970." he's here right now. i love that idea. but why 1970? >> i was around 11 years old. and the music you hear around that age, really burns in. it stays with you the longest. moves you the most. and that was the case with me. it happened to be also just when the beatles broke up. and the three, main writers came solo artists. and each came out with an amazing album that year. so did cat stevens, neil young. all for me, are benchmarks of great albums. >> and you give back the image of the listening booth in the record store. a store in shakers square, in cleveland. i grew up in cleveland. >> you grew up in cleveland? you remember shaker square. there was jo
. the number of people of maryland and debts has reached sex. --deaths has reached six. people have already started to feel that keat. people were celebrating the fourth of july yesterday. if you go outside, dressed properly and drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. >>> mandatory water restrictions in montgomery and prince george's county should be lifted later today. water crews are on track to finish the repair of a wasp -- massive water main break. people have issued two citations and more than 200 warnings. we will be back with another update at 7:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. >>> wow, you may be beating the heat with ice cream. imagine, no more ice cream? well, it's unimaginable. we'll give you the cold hard facts about the link to disappearing bees. who knew. >> good morning, america. david muir here. >> and i'm juju chang. robin and george are off. >> the holiday weekend continues and robin and george are back here tomorrow morning. this morning, we take a look at the vampire weekend at the box office. we were talking about this l
in maryland and virginia. state and local police will be cracking down on drivers. authorities will be out in full force during the morning and evening rush hour. during a similar campaign in may, police issued tickets to more than two hundred drivers. >>> the warning. for arlington red light cameras is over. starting today, if you get caught, you will receive a $50 ticket. the cameras have been in place for one month and they are located on -- at three locations. we will be back with another news update at 8 -- at 7:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call your senators and tell them to support clean energy legislation now. garage cleaning runs on dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. with
to the 14th street bridge. delays are typical out of college park in maryland. >>> there is a lot of sunshine again today. it will be a fantastic and comfortable low humidity day. i went running yesterday and it felt like a weight had been lifted off of may. it will be similar to moral and by the weekend, the heat will increase and we get back into the humidity. enjoy this while it lasts. we were in the upper 50's in many locations and we are on her way to 80 degrees this afternoon. closer to average by saturday and back in the 90's by july 4. >>> maryland gubernatorial candidate bob ehrlich has picked a running mate. he used a youtube video to show that he passed mary kane -- he chose mary kane. we will be back with another news update at 8:25. hey, volley for serve. friendly competition runs on dunkin' with our refreshing coolatta flavors. enjoy an icy boost today. america runs on dunkin'. ♪ ain't that america you and me ♪ ♪ ain't that america something to see ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> everyone getting ready for a long july 4th weekend here in times square. shelby ta
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records and setting new ones. 106 degrees in frederick, maryland. 104 in newark. 103 in new york's central park. >> it's really hot. my phone shut off. >> reporter: the heat isn't just crashing phones. it's straining the entire power grid, leading to blown transformers, scattered outages. even appeals from power companies to cut back on power. more than 42,000 customers were without electricity across new jersey, new york and connecticut. and in the nation's capital -- >> the heat is insane. >> tremendously unbearable. >> reporter: commuter trains had to be slowed. their metal tracks so hot, they were in danger of bending. there have already been seven heat-related deaths and even more hospitalizations, including 13 new york firefighters, treated for heat exhaustion. senior citizens especially need to make sure they're keeping hydrated. heat stroke and dehydration can cause death in less than one day. it's hot enough on the street. imagine how hot it is on construction sites. we set this thermometer out a few minutes ago. it's already 120 degrees. you're sending these guys home? >> yes, we
7100. 95 in maryland is in good shape right now. slow traffic southbound at the rest area through the icc work. we have a crash on westbound 50 past columbia park road. that is on the shoulder. >>> we have a cold front moving in later today. we will have scattered thunderstorms and showers later today. there may be some severe storms and it will drop that heat and humidity. we have scattered clouds overhead right now and the dew point are in the lower 70's. 4 are in the 70's temperatures right now. by lunchtime, we may be seeing some showers and thunderstorms developing ahead of the cold front that will move through. showers were scattered across the region with a chance of severe storms and tomorrow, mostly sunny, a perfect friday and a great saturday. >>> >> we will be right back with a look at some of this morning's top local news stories. >>> there is the potential for more storms this afternoon and that could complicate the effort to restore electricity to the thousands of people without power after sunday's storm. we spoke with pepco about how they are preparing for the poss
of rush-hour. maryland traffic has some fed son starts but no accidents on the beltway or on 270. >>> gray skies for most of us right now over the metro area. 75 degrees at reagan national airport and we see a few holes in the clouds here and there. there will be limited sunshine today with the unsettled weather pattern. we could still use a few more showers around here. it looks like we will get them. the forecast for today calls for limited sunshine, 87 will be the high temperature this afternoon with scattered late day showers and thunderstorms and even a downpour cannot be ruled out through the nighttime hours and tapering off tomorrow morning. there's a slight chance of a fleet storm tomorrow. >> we will be right back. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call y
the heat by escaping, maryland transportation officials will be shutting down the east mount span of the bay bridge tonight, closing the entire eastbound span before midnight. it will remain closed until 5:00 monday morning. they will be repairing. friday's early-morning earthquake rattled the region but left it unscathed. a u.s. geological survey received 20,000 reports in 631 zip code to, -- it codes. despite the far reaching effects there were no indications of any damage. let's get a look at your forecast. >> statistically, mid to late july is the hottest time in washington. mother nature is certainly following the script this year. 85 degrees in downtown washington. it is very easy to break a sweat out there. the big picture, just as high, 93 degrees. why so hot? a bermuda high pumping up all of this hot, humid air, a jet stream taking all of the humid air to the north. again today, hot and humid out there. code yellow. may be an isolated thunderstorm. if we get one, we will be lucky. 90's each and every day. >> thank you for watching. 90's each and every day. >> thank you fo
to the beltway. i-395 has a delay to the pentagon and we will take you across the 14th street bridge. maryland traffic has been nice on 270 in and out of baltimore and out of tyson's. >>> it looks like friday morning traffic in the summertime. it is a great day pretty cold front we had yesterday which triggered damaging storms but had beneficial rain. the northerly winds behind it dropped the dew point to 56 so much lower humidity. woodbridge is 65 degrees. we are on our way to 86 degrees this afternoon with a lot of sunshine and similar to marla and by sunday, added clouds and temperatures in the lower 80's. >>> virginia railway express will present its newest express train today. it is the first of 20 new trains the area is putting into service over the next year-and-a-half. the are also introducing a state of the art locomotive. the new trains are environmentally friendly. we will be back with another ♪ i got a feeling that tonight's going ♪ ♪ to be a good night tonight's going to be ♪ ♪ a good night tonight's going to be ♪ ♪ a good, good night >>> you are beautiful. en masse.
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> a lot of trouble for mel gibson. the actor allegedly caught on tape delivering a blistering, angry rant against his ex-girlfriend. also the mother of his baby daughter. now the investigation under way for what is that going to mean for this oscar winner's career. we're going to take a look at that coming up. as we say good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> we hope everyone had a great weekend. i'm robin roberts. also this hour, cholesterol, a new study says kids should be tested for alcohcholesterol. we're going to tell you why. >> dr. besser has real feelings on that. >>> also, a candid interview with angelina jolie. she talks about everything on and off screen. an interview with cynthia mcfadden. >>> first, mel gibson, the star, allegedly caught on tape unleashing profanity and racial slurs. the two have been linked. andrea canning has more. >> reporter: the language would be shocking from anyone, much less a hollywood superstar. >> you are provocatively dressed all the time with your
of alexander zaporozhsky's sons lives in maryland. at least one neighbor is ready to roll out the welcome mat. >> he's done so much for this country. i hope he's able to come here and live a nice life. >> reporter: now, several of the men reportedly left families behind in russia. no word yet on what exactly will happen to them. bianna? >> yunji, thank you. >>> we return to medical news and two, big drug stories. johnson & johnson is recalling more of its over-the-counter drugs. and the fda is, once again, raising questions about the safety of avandia, a diabetes drug taken by more than 2 million people. here to talk about these stories, "gma" medical contributor, dr. marie savard. thanks for joining us. i want to begin with avandia. there's been questions about whether it can lead to heart attacks, going back to 2007. why is the fda reopening this case now? >> that's true. so many people are taking this drug thinking they're lowering their risk for heart attack, which is the most common complication from diabetes. they're looking at it now because the fda has not agreed on the safety issues.
. traffic is flowing out of manassas all the way into vienna. we have a crash at 29 in maryland southbound coming out of columbia and 50 west out a bowie had an accident. there are delays on 270. >>> we will have record-breaking highs this weekend. we will be back up to 100 degrees but it will be brief. in the 80 pause right now and the dew point is falling but the temperature will be high. it will be 95 for the high temperature and a lot of sunshine. you will not feel too much of a change the despite the low humidity. a slight chance of storms into the weekend. >>> mount vernon is undergoing improvements to help the disabled. accessible walkways, closed captioning for their films, and sign language and audio tours will be added for the deaf and blind for the changes come after an agreement between the justice department and the mount vernon ladies' association. we will be back with another ladies' association. we will be back with another update ♪ >>> jennifer lopez singing "louboutin." a little something. this is george. i'm robin on this -- one more alarm clock, we like to say. one mo
>> good morning. in the news, maryland state police have issued an amber alert for a 2-year-old from prince georges county. they are looking for aaron gomez, a 2-year-old hispanic male, weighing 40 pounds with curly black hair. he was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue pants. police believe he is with a 22-year-old hispanic man. he has two tattoos, one on his neck and another on his forme. if you have have any information call 911 or prince georges county police. and they are asking customers to reduce their water use. customers in montgomery and prince georges counties aren't cutting back enough. water use jadge has been cut only by a third of a goal. there was a cracked pipe about to rupture. now, over to dave for a first look at your holiday forecast. >> this is the kind of weekend where you want to be in the water because the temperatures are going to be back up where they were in late june. it's a delightful morning down at national airport. 66 degrees. things are going to be changing. our holiday just about over. our high pressure center is starting to drift out to sea. as
are going to maryland first and show you a couple of pictures of what to expect as far as volume. 270 is moving at a good pace but loaded up. we will change cameras and no issues on the beltway at the american legion bridge. in virginia, we have plenty of traffic on 66 in manassas and across the 14th street bridge with delays leaving the pentagon. we're also go on the roosevelt bridge and falls church. >>> hot and humid again but even hotter than the past several days and that is the story of the weekend. it will be unbearable as the mercury will tell about at maybe 100 degrees by tomorrow afternoon. we will be well -- we are well into the 70's already today. we have a heat advisory from noon until 9:00 p.m. tomorrow will be one category and hotter than the heat advisory. it will feel like 105 today with an air temperature of 98. tomorrow we have a high temperature of 100 and with the the humidity, closer to 110. >> we will be right back with a look at some of this morning's top local news stories. >>> the d.c. area is under a heat advisory as temperatures climb back into record terri
. in maryland, a 20-year-old ma biking in 100-degree heat. with temperatures digits, the u.s. is baking. >> man, it is hot in washington, the records are being shattered falling as fast as the heat is rising. the temperatures are rising, very humid. a heat index of 109 degrees. so for the tourist, water, ice cream, maybe a little bit of shade to try and stay cool. and this isn't over any time soon. >> here in raleigh, north carolina, the heat has been so oppressive we've actually gotten reports of fainting here at the farmer's market. if you think they're used to it, meteorologists say this is rare. we even had one heat index today of 117 degrees. >> reporter: why so hot? compounding the high temperatures are abnormally high levels of humidity pushing heat indices in the 100s. according to noaa we are on track to have the hottest summer in record. >> ice cold. >> leaving residents scrambling to beat the heat. >> good cold water on a nice hot day. the only problem is when you run out. >> i'll tell you the folks living in those states that have heat advisories definitely need cold water. 11 state
in the middle of the country. we'll talk more about them this morning. >>> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. when you step outside, you get a breeze of nice, refreshing air. we're into the 60s with some 70s around the bay and downtown. a lot of sunshine mixing with a hue high clouds west and south of baltimore. still expecting a mostly cloudy sky. we're down to about 86 degrees and near normal. as we head through tonight, low 60s. partly sunny on saturday 87. more clouds and showers on sunday. text your friends. this is a party in the park not to be missed. chris? >> all right, sam. robin just went to grab her parka. she's going to meet you there in two minutes. go to him? >>> chelsea clinton is getting married tomorrow. it's going to be lavish, glamorous and expensive. according to one estimate, $250,000 just for the flowers. sharyn alfonsi is in rhinebeck, new york, where the wedding is taking place on a private estate. good morning, sharyn. >> reporter: good morning, chris. this is where the v.i.p.s are expected to stay. they're supposed to be arriving in a fe
. >> reporter: beagle, whose maryland company cleans up after natural disasters, employs some 15 workers. although the economic headlines indicate things are turning around, he sees little change. >> maybe two or three years ago, we had twice as many staff members. and we still hiring. >> reporter: limited cash flow and access to credit are among the reasons economists believe why large and medium-sized businesses reported an increase in hiring last month, small businesses, those fewer than 50 worker workers, reported a decline. >> partly, it's timing. as our economy expands garagery, you see the pickup occurring first in the larger businesses. >> reporter: at one larger business, colbert's restaurant in chicago, the owner is feeling more confident. he is able to increase his staff by 50% since april. >> we're fortunate. a lot of good quality people want to work with us. and we're very lucky that we can hire several of them right now. >> reporter: what do these two very different stories tell us about the state of the economic recovery? >> when you have a serious financial crisis of the
on leonardton road in middle river, an an apartment complex there. >>> join us for "good morning maryland" at 9:00. ♪ working people let's drink ♪ ♪ to the lonely birth i want to raise my glass ♪ ♪ to the good and the evil let's drink ♪ ♪ to the salt of the earth [ cheers and applause ] >>> bettye lavette. james taylor calls her an authentic beacon in a world of artificial things. sheryl crow calls her a master class in song interpretation. she's bettye lavette. you're going to hear her last hour. you'll find out why jon bon jovi says it's so full of style, it hurts. >> bettye has some fans, huh. i'm george stephanopoulos. it's great to see you. >>> it's been a little bit of time for drew brees and the saints got a super bowl ring. he's written a book on the challenges he's faced on and off the gridiron. >> just minutes, drew. i'll be up there. >>> could you have been turned down in your last job interview because of your credit score? is it legal for employers to check your credit? >> so many people have questions right now. we'll get to that in a bit. >>> first, marysol castro i
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